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Arroz Tapado



6 portion(s)

Meat Filling

  • 500 grams Beef mince
  • 1/2 cup raisins, soaked in 1 cup water
  • 2 hard boiled eggs peeled and chopped
  • 30 grams olive oil
  • 1 red onion, cut in half
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 tomatoes, large, chopped
  • 1 carrot, roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika ground
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder, optional
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 3/4 cup Frozen or Fresh Peas
  • 1 bunch coriander


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 shallot, finely sliced
  • 2 basmati rice, 2 cups
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 3/4 --- water, (cups)
  • 6
    Preparation 15min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

    Arroz Tapado
  1. Add the onion, garlic, carrot to the Thermomix and chop 3 seconds Speed 5. Scrape down sides of bowl. Add 30g olive and saute 4 minutes, 120 C Speed 1.

    Add the chopped tomatoes. Cook 2 minutes, 120 C, Speed 1. Set this 'salsa' aside in a separate dish. Place the beef mince in the bowl with 20g of olive oil. Cook 3 minutes, 120 C, reverse speed .

    Once cooked, add the 'salsa' back to the bowl, add the cumin, paprika, chili powder, salt, pepper and the soaked raisins and a little of the raisin water. (you can add more water if it seems too dry. Insert Simmering basket. Cook 15 minutes, 90 C, reverse speed . Add the peas and chopped hard boiled egg, salt and pepper to taste.

    To serve, use a ramkin or similar heat-proof dish to create a rice tower. Place a layer of rice at the bottom, then layer of the meat filling and lastly, cover with another layer of rice. flip the ramkin onto a plate and garnish with coriander.
  2. Rice
  3. Heat 2 Tablespoons olive oil in a sauce pan. Lightly saute the shallot. When shallot is translucent, add the rice and saute for 1 minute. Add 3 3/4 cup water plus 1 teaspoon salt. Allow to come to a boil with lid off. Once water is boiling, reduce heat, cover and let simmer until all the water is absorbed.

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